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Rumored bank robbery at Festac was false alarm – Police

The Lagos police command has confirmed that the rumored bank robbery in Festac today was false alarm. See press release below;

PRESS RELEASE
FALSE ALARM.
The attention of the lagos state command has been drawn to a false alarm been raised and  circulated  on social media about Armed Robbery Operations going on at 4th Avenue, Festac Town, in three new generation banks and at the same time the killing of a customer today 15th day of July 2016.
The command wishes to inform members of the public that this story is just a figment of imagination of the initiator, it is not anyway or part true and so should be treated as such and by extension  discarded.
The Command has put in place strategies which has in a long time ward off any form of bank Robbery in the state, as
It remains resolute in ensuring no  Bank Robbery or any form of Robbery happens again in Lagos state, however residents of Festac Town and Lagos at large are hereby assured of the Command’s commitment to their safety and security.
Members of the public are hereby advised to verify information before circulating to avoid creating unnecessary panic and feelings of insecurity, and to promptly report any form of criminality to the police.

Sp Dolapo Badmos
Police Public Relations Officer
Lagos State Command

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